Originally published as the December 31, 2012 issue of Furniture Today
Furniture Today's 2013 Retail Planning Guide includes our economic analyses of the year that was 2012 and our outlook for 2013. The exclusive issue and report includes:
Economic Outlook - A detailed look at 2012 furniture and bedding sales at retail for the major metropolitan areas and retail sales projections for 2017. Sales data was estimated in partnership with Easy Analytic Software Inc., based in New York. 2012 estimates and 2017 projections are given for all the 50 U.S. states, the Northeast, Midwest, South, West, the fastest-growing small metro markets, the top 15 major markets and the fastest-growing major markets.
E-Intent – Featuring online furniture traffic figures from FurnitureDealer.net including 2012’s most-shopped days online and data revealing online traffic via mobile devices.
Distribution Report – Exclusive data revealing 2011 and 2010 furniture and bedding market share data through 12 distribution channels.
Industry Outlook - Begins with an overview of furniture and bedding sales for 2012, including 2012 retail sales by product category and an overview of consumer spending on furniture and bedding from 2003 through 2012. This section also includes analysis, including style trends, for all major furniture product categories.
On the Water – Furniture shipment and container data from China, revealing the Top 5 Chinese ports shipping furniture and 2011 and 2012 furniture shipments from China.
Rankings - Highlights from Furniture Today's exclusive rankings from 2012, including the Top 100 U.S. furniture stores, Beyond the Top 100 Furniture Stores, Top 25 U.S. furniture and bedding retailers, Top 25 Sources for the U.S. market and Top 25 U.S. bedding producers.
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